Improving model quality through foundational ontologies: Two contrasting approaches to the representation of roles

Sergio de Cesare, Brian Henderson-Sellers, Chris Partridge, Mark Lycett

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Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
ISSN (Print)03029743
ISSN (Electronic)16113349


Conference34th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling, ER 2015 and held with in Conceptual Modeling for Ambient Assistance and Healthy Ageing, AHA 2015, Conceptual Modeling of Services, CMS 2015, Event Modeling and Processing in Business Process Management, EMoV 2015, Modeling and Management of Big Data, MoBiD 2015, Modeling and Reasoning for Business Intelligence, MORE-BI 2015, Conceptual Modeling in Requirements Engineering and Business Analysis, MReBA 2015, Quality of Modeling and Modeling of Quality, QMMQ 2015, Symposium on Conceptual Modeling Education, SCME 2015


  • 3D and 4D ontologies
  • BORO
  • Endurantism
  • Eternalism
  • Foundational ontology
  • Metaphysical choices
  • Perdurantism
  • Presentism
  • Representation of temporality
  • Roles
  • UFO

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